Columbia Metropolitan Airport welcomes Mike Gula as the new Director of Operations & Maintenance. Gula comes to CAE from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport where he was the Director of Operations.
After receiving his degree in Aviation Management from Bowling Green State University, Gula began his Airport Management career at Toledo Express Airport (TOL) as the Manager of Operations and Cargo Development. He also worked as the Operations Manager at the Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) in Lexington, KY where he had the opportunity to create an Operations Department and assist with terminal renovation and multiple airfield related projects.
While at GSP, he created and managed an Operations Department, served as the Airport Security Coordinator, and oversaw the Badging/Credentialing office, the Airport’s Dispatch Center, and the Aviation Services Department which provides ground-handling services for both passenger and cargo operations.
Gula is recognized as an Accredited Airport Executive through the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE); one of the industry’s most highly regarded designations.